Professional Effectiveness

Success as a professional, whether in academia or outside, requires a range of competencies and knowledge related to areas such as communication, management, interpersonal skills, and ethical conduct.

 Events

Title Description Date Provider
REFINED PROJECT COMMUNICATION PLAN (MITACS TRAINING)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training, from 12 pm to 2 pm PDT July 14, is designed to refine participants' project communication plan. Participants will present their Project Communication Plan, and will receive feedback from their peers and the facilitator.

14 July 2022 - 12:00pm Mitacs Training
INCORPORATING RECONCILIATION, EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INTO YOUR PROJECT (MITACS TRAINING)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training from 12 pm to 2:30 pm PDT August 9, is designed to have the participants identify the reconciliation, equity, diversity and inclusion (REDI) considerations for their project and discuss how to incorporate these principles into th

9 August 2022 - 12:00pm Mitacs Training
PROJECT AND TIME MANAGEMENT (MITACS TRAINING)

This facilitated synchronous session, offered by Mitacs Training from 10 am to 12 pm August 18, is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to practice delivering project status updates to their stakeholders.

18 August 2022 - 10:00am Mitacs Training

 Resources

Title Description Provider
Career Resources for Students of Colour

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive

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Career Resources for Students with Disabilities

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
Career Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

Navigating your career options and seeking employment are two important components of your experience as a UBC student and future alumnus.  The Centre for Student Involvement and Careers has a resource page dedicated to answering your questions and providing campus & community resources to help you thrive.

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Career Planning, Graduate

Visit the graduate student career page for tools, resources, advice, and video stories to help guide your career planning and exploration.

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Resumes, Covers Letters, and CVs

This site provides samples and video tutorials to help target and tailor your resumes, cover letters & curricula vitae. See here for additional examples of grad-specific Cover letter, CV and resume templates.

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Leaders Dialogue Series: On Making a Difference for Good

The Leaders’ Dialogue series is an opportunity to get to know individuals who have made a difference for good in the world, and hear their thoughts on questions such as ‘What motivates you?’, ‘What does ‘success’ mean to you?’, ‘What have you learned about leadership?’, and ‘What’s wrong/right with the world?’

Graduate Pathways to Success
Business Concepts for Life Scientists (Online, Self-paced)

The purpose of this online, on-demand course is to enhance PhD scientists’ understanding of foundational business concepts. This business coursework is unique because it is designed to prepare scientists for career transitions into both academic and non-academic settings. The course comprises a series of three modules - Business Strategy, Finance and Business Development.

iBiology
LinkedIn Learning

All degree-seeking UBC Vancouver students have full access to LinkedIn Learning, a platform for online learning focused on technical skills and professional development, until July 2022. Develop employable skills and test out career options by accessing 16,000 short videos, audio segments and courses.

Course topics include: 

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